Thanks for engaging with the tricky question of who you’d be for 24 hours, if not yourself. I accept it is a puzzling existential matter because I’m not sure whether you are ‘yourself in a different body, sightseeing’ or ‘actually them’. I imagine that I’m in some way me, perched in Serena’s consciousess, observing. But yes, this is all some way off yet.
So, as I mentioned yesterday, I want to hear what you’ve been up to for your TYSIC, or personal 10year challenge. The answer may be nothing. Two people have already used the phrase ‘fuck-all’ in comments. But whether you have logged any progress whatsoever, or not, please check in to the TYSIC site (part of my fans’ forum) and write something to describe it. Even if ‘it’ is nothing.
I will be sending a giant morale-boosting email to everyone who signed up, and awaiting your news.
I myself have inched forward in some departments, not in others, and will also be reporting on this. I aim to compile the whole report over the weekend. It’s a ten year challenge so no need to rush, but some form of surveillance keeps us all on our toes.
If you’ve no idea what I’m talking about, it’s worth looking back to the early days of this blog. The TYSICs were one of the main reasons for beginning it. And will be churning on long after some readers have fallen away. Although, to judge from the high levels of loyalty shown so far, maybe not many…